Aging in Place with Assistive Technology

Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at how assistive technology can help in our everyday lives. This Friday, March 2, INDATA explores how assistive technology can help people as they age. “Growing older comes with all sorts of obstacles,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology […]

NeuroNode – EMG assistive technology device

Electromyography, more commonly known as EMG, is “the measurement of electrical activity associated with the activation of a muscle group as detected by non-invasive electrodes on the surface of the skin…”   The NeuroNode takes EMG technology and transforms it into an assistive communication and control device for individuals living with paralysis and loss of speech. […]

Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray

It can be difficult to find a tray surface that adjusts to different pieces of adaptive equipment.  The Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray provides “adjustability, maneuverability, and versatility for many situations.”  It is an ideal tray to use while eating, practicing fine motor skills (e.g. writing, tablet work, etc.) or visual tracking or reading. The […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]

Cooking Up Easy Solutions for Holiday Meal Prep

Hosting a holiday dinner is a daunting task for anyone. But it can be especially difficult for people with disabilities. The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads can help make kitchens across the Hoosier state more accessible this holiday season. The organization offers Hoosiers with disabilities the opportunity to borrow pieces of assistive technology that will […]